Book Reviews

Kaleidoscope Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Haunting collection of story fragments traces love and loss.
By Brian Selznick
(2021)
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The Downstairs Girl Book Poster Image
age 12+
Chinese American teen fights prejudice in witty 1890s tale.
By Stacey Lee
(2019)
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Run: Book One Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring continuation of Rep. John Lewis' biography.
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin
(2021)
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The Champion: Contender, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Cade fights aliens galore in action-stuffed finale.
By Taran Matharu
(2021)
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Six Crimson Cranes Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fascinating fantasy steeped in East Asian folklore.
By Elizabeth Lim
(2021)
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Nerdycorn Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Fun, colorful story celebrates individuality and friendship.
By Andrew Root
(2021)
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The Infinity Courts Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fantasy flair adds to teen's adventures in afterlife.
By Akemi Dawn Bowman
(2021)
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The Awakening of Malcolm X Book Poster Image
age 12+
Intimate fictional memoir brings Malcolm X to life.
By Ilyasah Shabazz, Tiffany D. Jackson
(2021)
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This Is My America Book Poster Image
age 12+
Girl pursues justice for father, brother in exciting novel.
By Kim Johnson
(2020)
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The Way Back Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Dark, complex, wise fantasy is steeped in Jewish folklore.
By Gavriel Savit
(2020)
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Skyhunter Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Silent warrior fights supersoldiers in exciting sci-fi.
By Marie Lu
(2020)
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All Together Now! Book Poster Image
age 12+
Moving story of quirky optimist finding hope after tragedy.
By Matthew Quick
(2020)
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The Challenger: Contender, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Modern teens fight as gladiators in more violent sequel.
By Taran Matharu
(2020)
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10 Things I Hate About Pinky Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen falls for her fake boyfriend in charming romance.
By Sandhya Menon
(2020)
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Cannonball Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Warm story of individuality and achieving a perfect splash.
By Sacha Cotter
(2020)
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Missing Daddy Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Gentle message of caring for child of an imprisoned father.
By Mariame Kaba
(2019)
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Of Curses and Kisses: Rosetta Academy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sparkling modern retelling of "Beauty and the Beast."
By Sandhya Menon
(2020)
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The Oracle Code Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Commissioner Gordon's daughter rebels in twisty origin tale.
By Marieke Nijkamp
(2020)
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Rad American History A-Z: Movements That Demonstrate the Power of the People Book Poster Image
age 12+
Great storytelling and context in fresh, dynamic history.
By Kate Schatz
(2020)
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The Beast Player Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen bonds with magical beasts in captivating fantasy.
By Nahoko Uehashi
(2019)
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